Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies

CRGS faculty Atienza awarded $2500 DEFCon Teaching Fellowship toward curriculum development

Dr. Paul Michael Leonardo Atienza, assistant professor of Asian American Studies (CRGS) received a Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium (DEFCon) Teaching Fellowship. Funded through a generous grant from the Andrew W.

Students in the Promotorx Transformative Educators Program Present in NAME Conference

Students in the Promotorx Transformative Educators Program (Arianna Bucio, Joahnna Tool, Brianna Juarez, Yaire Barboza, Georgina Cerda Salvarrey, Audriana Peñaloza, Athens Marrón, Priscilla Cuellar, Maria Citlalli Rodriguez) traveled to Montgomery, Alabama on November 14-18, 2023 to present at the a

CRGS professor invited to share expertise for workshop on digital media and sexual racism

Dr. Paul Michael L. Atienza was one of six experts invited to "Swipe Rights" Book Workshop at the University of Michigan in mid-September. The transdisciplinary group of digital media specialists from academia, the non-profit sector, and tech industries assisted Dr.

Dr. Atienza (CRGS) gave keynote address to CSU Mellon Mays Fellows

Dr. Paul Michael L. Atienza gave the keynote address at the First Summer Fellowship Program (FSFP) for incoming Cal State University Mellon Mays Undergraduate  fellows (MMUF) earlier in the summer.

CRGS Professor co-edits journal special issue on Science and Technology Studies in the Philippines

Dr. Paul Michael Leonardo Atienza, assistant professor of Asian American Studies with Dr. Kathleen Cruz Gutierrez, assistant professor of History at UC Santa Cruz co-edited a special issue of Philippine Studies: Historical & Ethnographic Viewpoints (PSHEV).

Dr. Atienza premieres drag performance for longest running Asian American Arts mic series in the U.S.

In collaboration with his drag collaborator Maria Arte Susya Purisima Tolentino or Ma. Arte for short, Dr.

CRGS faculty Atienza invited to comment on Rising Voices scholarship about LGBT Rights in Southeast Asian

Paul Michael Leonardo Atienza was an invited discussant to a sponsored panel on LGBT Rights in Southeast Asia at the 2023 Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference (March 16-19) held in Boston, MA.

Dr. Atienza invited to Asian American Digital Politics Workshop @ UMass Amherst

Paul Michael Leonardo Atienza was an invited participant in a two-day workshop gathering Asian/American researchers, policymakers, & community organizers working on projects and advocacy focused on digital disinformation. Hosted by the Dept.

Dr. Ramona j.j. Bell, Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Dr. Ramona j.j. Bell was an invited speaker in celebration of Women's Herstory Month at the University of Colorado Boulder on March 7, 2023.  She presented from her forthcoming book, Sporting DIVAS: Black Womanhood, Empowerment & Belonging.